A Leaf in the Wind Book Summary and Study Guide

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The story takes place mostly in the Dukedom of High Gondylar, when two of the most powerful men in the kingdom are turned against each other, after the death of the Duke. The person who turned them against each other is one of the two main antagonists in the book, The Dark One of Vykon, who has his reasons for wanting revenge on the royal family.
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On the other side is Tanrif, a young man who lives across a great sea called The Mistress (for the number of widows it has made). Tanrif falls in love with the rightful heir to the Gondylarian throne, who was exiled for her own saftey when she was a child. Most of Gondylar thinks her dead.

Tanrif has problems of his own, being chased by the Sarithan Assassins, who believe he'll be their undoing.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   factions fight within govt for control Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   warrior/knight Age:    -   a teen


A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   licking    -   actual description of sex How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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